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Re: bidi looks bad (Re: writing mails in Arabic)
- To: General Arabization Discussion <general at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: bidi looks bad (Re: writing mails in Arabic)
- From: Youcef Rabah Rahal <rahal at arabeyes dot org>
- Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 03:27:13 +0200
- Organization: Arabeyes
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On Wednesday 12 May 2004 21:55, ahmad khalifa wrote:
> From: Ossama Khayat <okhayat at yahoo dot com>
> >لا أستطيع قراءة أي شيء حتى أعرف ما الذي هو
> >في تونس كذلك :)
> >فكما ترى، النص المقتبس لا يحتوي أي كلام!
> dont you think that bidi reordered text, looks a little
> ugly ? notice the smiley in the second line above, it should
> be at the end of the line, which is the left side, not the right
> side. i know that its a weak type, and that if you follow it
> with another arabic or one of the RLE, RLO chars it will be
> properly positioned, but shouldnt the bidi algorithm be more
> helpful ?
> my IRC chats really look ugly, because all the punctuation is put
> on the wrong side, and a lot of stuff looks weird, anyone else
> notice that ??
On my end I see the smiley properly, ie '(:' (mirrored) and it's on the left
side of the sentence. So I see it as I would have expected it to be.
Are you aligning the text on the right ?
BTW, your other email to the list is in UTF-8 ;)
Youcef R. Rahal
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